Oates

Aaron G
Aaron G
Aaron G English 303 Fall 96 Where are you going, Where have you been The story, ³Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been² by Joyce Carol Oates is truly littered with conventions of Psychoanalysis. Freud developed a list of defense mechanisms used by the human subconscious in order to deal with issues too intense for the conscious mind. These strategies of the psyche are translated into symbols scattered throughout this work. These symbols are expressed through the characters of Connie, and A
Frankenstein: The Creator's Faults in the Creation
Frankenstein: The Creator's Faults in the Creation
Frankenstein: The Creator\'s Faults in the Creation Frankenstein: The Creator\'s Faults in the Creation Often the actions of children are reflective of the attitudes of those who raised them. In the novel Frankenstein : Or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelly, Dr. Victor Frankenstein is the sole being that can take responsibility for the creature that he has created, as he is the only one that had any part in bringing it into being. While the actions of the creation are the ones that are the il
Oates' Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Oates' Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
Oates\' Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?: Arnold Fiend Oates\' Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?: Arnold Fiend In Joyce Carol Oates\' “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” critics argue whether the character of Arnold Friend, clearly the story\'s antagonist, represents Satan in the story. Indeed, Arnold Friend is an allegorical devil figure for the main reason that he tempts Connie, the protagonist, into riding off with him in his car. Oates characterizes Arnold Frien
2-24-97
2-24-97
2-24-97 English 106 B4 Arnold “Fiend” In Joyce Carol Oates’ “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?” critics argue whether the character of Arnold Friend, clearly the story’s antagonist, represents Satan in the story. Indeed, Arnold Friend is an allegorical devil figure for the main reason that he tempts Connie, the protagonist, into riding off with him in his car. Oates characterizes Arnold Friend at first glance as “a boy with shaggy, black hair, in a convertible jalopy painted gold”(581).
The Creator's Faults in the Creation
The Creator's Faults in the Creation
The Creator\'s Faults in the Creation Often the actions of children are reflective of the attitudes of those who raised them. In the novel Frankenstein : Or the Modern Prometheus by Mary Shelly, Dr. Victor Frankenstein is the sole being that can take responsibility for the creature that he has created, as he is the only one that had any part in bringing it into being. While the actions of the creation are the ones that are the illegal and deadly their roots are traced back to the flaws of Frank
English 101
English 101
1 English 101 ³Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been² In Joyce Carol Oates¹ ³Where Are you Going, Where Have You Been², there is a clear interpretation of evil in Arnold Friend and how he as a demon tries to pull Connie into the dark world of sex and emotion. Oates seems to extract scenarios of real life and add them into her story. The character of Arnold Friend is more or less what really is out there. The harsh reality that Oates includes in her story is that there are demons like Arnold.
The Night Nurse
The Night Nurse
The Night Nurse Word Count: 873 An Unforgettable Night After reading Joyce Carol Oates story, “ The Night Nurse,” revenge is what is found. This story starts off by a woman by the name of Grace Burkhardt, collapsing at a shopping mall because of a reason that was unknown at the time. She is taken in an ambulance to a hospital where she undergoes an emergency surgery for a blood clot that is in her leg that could have traveled to her heart. Grace’s stay in the hospital that night was not how she
Where You Going Where Have You Been?
Where You Going Where Have You Been?
Where You Going Where Have You Been? Word Count: 852 The Devil’s Favorite Sin: Vanity In “Where are You Going, Where Have you Been?” Joyce Carol Oates uses an allegorical figure of evil to illustrate the theme of temptation. Oates alludes to hell through the character Arnold Friend, as the devil, and his victim Connie, who invites him in by committing one of the devil’s favorites sins: vanity. The narrator implies that Arnold Friend is Satan by giving certain clues that the reader can easily de
Gettysburg
Gettysburg
Gettysburg Word Count: 2468 The Battle of Gettysburg The beginning of the campaign of Gettysburg began after Lee won in Chancellorsville. He knew that if the South were to win a decisive battle in the North then European powers might shift in favor of the South and they might begin helping them. Lee also needed supplies and food for his army which the North had plenty of. Before Lee invaded though, he had to go to Richmond, Virginia and consult the President of the South, Jefferson Davis. It di
Nat Turner
Nat Turner
Nat Turner Word Count: 839 The Fires of Jubilee : Nat Turner\'s Fierce Rebellion Stephen B. Oates The Fires of Jubilee, is a well written recollection of the slave insurrection led by Nathaniel Turner. It portrays the events leading towards the civil war and the shattered myth of contented slaves in the South. The book is divided into four parts: This Infernal Spirit of Slavery, Go Sound the Jubilee, Judgment Day, and Legacy. The story takes place in Southampton County, Virginia where little Na
Health
Health
Health Health Often we take our health, or the absence of illness, disease, or injury for granted until we become sick. It is then that we recognize the worth of being without ailments. It is then that we appreciate feeling strong, robust and healthy. Being healthy and, being physically and mentally sound, is associated with one\'s satisfaction with life. Developmental health psychologists - specialists who study the interaction of age, behavior, and health and gerontologists - specialists in t
The War at Gettysburg
The War at Gettysburg
The War at Gettysburg The War at Gettysburg By Nick Jones Getting There On the way to Gettysburg was tough. It was a long hard and tough journey getting there because there was no other way to get there for the army besides walking. It was so hard that some people died, and some got sick. The trip there was very long. Only about half all the people going there survived. The most of all people that died were Confederate men. The Population There was a lot of people involved in The War at Gettysb
THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MY HYDE
THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MY HYDE
THE STRANGE CASE OF DR JEKYLL AND MY HYDE THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE BY ROBERT LEWIS STEVENSON Victorian literature historically reflects the social, political, and religious upheavals of the reign of Queen Victoria.  In fact, during this time period, as trade and commerce expanded, and science and technology made rapid advancements, the Industrial Revolution brought increased wealth to the middle classes and the lower classes continued to suffer poverty.  This caused a certain